"Now," said he, "the sacrifice is consummated! Ah! if I ugg boots clearance had not the hope of peeping with Madame Coquenard into her husband's chest!"
M. Coquenard, after the luxuries of such a repast, which he called an excess, felt the want of a siesta. Porthos began to hope that the thing would take place at the present sitting, and in that same locality; but the procurator would listen to uggs for kids nothing, he would be taken to his room, and was not satisfied till he was close to his chest, upon the edge of which, for still greater precaution, he placed his feet.
The procurator's wife took Porthos into an adjoining room, and they began to lay the basis of a reconciliation.
"You can come and dine three times a UGG Boots Clearance week," said Mme. Coquenard.
"Thanks, madame!" said Porthos, "but I don't like to abuse your kindness; besides, I must think of my outfit!"
"That's true," said the procurator's wife, groaning, "that unfortunate outfit!"
"Alas, yes," said Porthos, "it is so."
"But of what, then, does the equipment of your company consist, Monsieur Porthos?"
"Oh, of many things!" said Porthos. "The Musketeers are, UGG Boots Clearance as you know, picked soldiers, and they require many things useless to the Guardsmen or the Swiss."
"But yet, detail them to me."
"Why, they may amount to--", said Porthos, who preferred discussing the total to taking them one by one.
The procurator's wife waited tremblingly.
"To how much?" said she. "I hope it does not exceed--" She stopped; speech failed UGG boots clearance her.
"Oh, no," said Porthos, "it does not exceed two thousand five hundred livres! I even think that with economy I could manage it with two thousand livres."
"Good God!" cried she, "two thousand livres! Why, that is a fortune!"
Porthos made a most significant grimace; Mme. Coquenard understood it.
"I wished to know the detail," said she, "because, having many uggs for kids relatives in business, I was almost sure of obtaining things at a hundred per cent less than you would pay yourself."
"Ah, ah!" said Porthos, "that is what you meant to say!"
"Yes, dear Monsieur Porthos. Thus, for instance, don't you in the first place want a horse?"